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dc.contributor.authorSun, Dan
dc.contributor.authorCall, Douglas
dc.contributor.authorWang, Aijie
dc.contributor.authorCheng, Shaoan
dc.contributor.authorLogan, Bruce E.
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-25T13:19:56Z
dc.date.available2016-02-25T13:19:56Z
dc.date.issued2014-07-16
dc.identifier.citationSun D, Call D, Wang A, Cheng S, Logan BE (2014) G eobacter sp. SD-1 with enhanced electrochemical activity in high-salt concentration solutions . Environmental Microbiology Reports 6: 723–729. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12193.
dc.identifier.issn1758-2229
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/1758-2229.12193
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/598392
dc.description.abstract© 2014 Society for Applied Microbiology and John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Summary: An isolate, designated strain SD-1, was obtained from a biofilm dominated by Geobacter sulfurreducens in a microbial fuel cell. The electrochemical activity of strain SD-1 was compared with type strains, G.sulfurreducensPCA and Geobacter metallireducensGS-15, and a mixed culture in microbial electrolysis cells. SD-1 produced a maximum current density of 290±29Am-3 in a high-concentration phosphate buffer solution (PBS-H, 200mM). This current density was significantly higher than that produced by the mixed culture (189±44Am-3) or the type strains (<70Am-3). In a highly saline water (SW; 50mM PBS and 650mM NaCl), current by SD-1 (158±4Am-3) was reduced by 28% compared with 50mM PBS (220±4Am-3), but it was still higher than that of the mixed culture (147±19Am-3), and strains PCA and GS-15 did not produce any current. Electrochemical tests showed that the improved performance of SD-1 was due to its lower charge transfer resistance and more negative potentials produced at higher current densities. These results show that the electrochemical activity of SD-1 was significantly different than other Geobacter strains and mixed cultures in terms of its salt tolerance.
dc.description.sponsorshipThis research was supported by Award KUS-I1-003-13 from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Grant No. 2013 M541773), the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars (Grant No. 51225802), the Science Fund for Creative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51121062) and the National High-tech R&D Program of China (863 Program, Grant No. 2011AA060904).
dc.publisherWiley
dc.titleG eobacter sp. SD-1 with enhanced electrochemical activity in high-salt concentration solutions
dc.typeArticle
dc.identifier.journalEnvironmental Microbiology Reports
dc.contributor.institutionState Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization; Department of Energy Engineering; Zhejiang University; Hangzhou China
dc.contributor.institutionState Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resource and Environment; Harbin Institute of Technology; Harbin China
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering; North Carolina State University; Raleigh NC USA
dc.contributor.institutionKey Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology; Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences; China Academy of Sciences; Beijing China
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering; The Pennsylvania State University; University Park PA USA
kaust.grant.numberKUS-I1-003-13
dc.date.published-online2014-07-16
dc.date.published-print2014-12


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